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"Invalid Argument" error message when you import, copy, or append data to a table in Access 2000

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Novice: Requires knowledge of the user interface on single-user computers.

This article applies only to a Microsoft Access database (.mdb).

When you try to import data, copy a table, or run an append query, you may receive the following error message:
Invalid argument.
To resolve this problem, obtain Microsoft Office 2000 Service Release 1/1a (SR-1/SR-1a).

For additional information about how to obtain SR-1/SR-1a, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
245025 How to obtain and install the Microsoft Office 2000 SR-1/SR-1a Update
This problem was corrected in Microsoft Office 2000 SR-1/SR-1a.
prb Access Acc2000 Invalid Argument Import error Append query query copy table table argument error

Article ID: 302495 - Last Review: 12/06/2015 03:33:35 - Revision: 2.0

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